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Water-related Notices

Nov 12, 2009: Draft Technical Support Document on Proposed Public Health Goal for Benzo(a)Pyrene
Draft technical support document for a proposed Public Health Goal (PHG) for benzo(a)pyrene in drinking water. This is an update of the risk assessment for benzo(a)pyrene published in 1997.
Sep 28, 2009: Update of the PHG for Bentazon
This memorandum represents an update of the literature review and evaluation for the existing PHG for bentazon (OEHHA, 1999).  Our re-evaluation supports the previous PHG derivation in 1999, and no...
Sep 25, 2009: Comment Period Extended for Draft Public Health Goal for Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water
The public comment period for the draft Public Health Goal for hexavalent chromium has been extended by two weeks.
Sep 10, 2009: Peer Review Comments and OEHHA Responses Regarding the Draft Public Health Goal for Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water
Peer-review comments and OEHHA's responses regarding the draft Public Health Goal for hexavalent chromium are available.
Sep 8, 2009: Draft Public Health Goal for Antimony
2009 draft technical support document for the proposed Public Health Goal (PHG) for antimony in drinking water
Aug 20, 2009: Final Public Health Goal for 1,2,3-Trichloropropane in Drinking Water
This document establishes a PHG of 0.0007 parts per billion for the solvent 1,2,3-trichloropropane in drinking water.
Aug 20, 2009: OEHHA Releases Draft PHG for Hexavalent Chromium: Public is Invited to Submit Comments on Draft Goal
Draft public health goal for hexavalent chromium in drinking water and announcement of public comment period and workshop.
Aug 20, 2009: Announcement of Public Comment Period and Workshop for the Draft Public Health Goal for Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a public comment period and workshop for the draft Public Health Goal for hexavalent chromium in drinking water.
Aug 13, 2009: Update of the PHG for 1,2-Dichlorobenzene
This memorandum represents an update of the literature review and evaluation of the existing PHG for 1,2-dichlorobenzene.  Our re-evaluation supports the previous PHG derivation.
Jul 9, 2009: Public Health Goal for Trichloroethylene in Drinking Water
Final Public Health Goal for Trichloroethylene in Drinking Water (2009).
Jun 19, 2009: Update of PHG for Dalapon (2,2-Dichloropropanoic Acid)
This memorandum represents an update of the literature review and evaluation for the existing PHG for dalapon (OEHHA, 1997).  Our re-evaluation supports the previous PHG derivation in 1997, and there...
Jun 19, 2009: Announcement of Public Comment Period and Workshop for the Draft Public Health Goal for Trihalomethanes in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a public comment period and workshop for the draft Public Health Goal for trihalomethanes in drinking water.
May 22, 2009: Final Public Health Goal for Chlorite
The 2009 Public Health Goal for chlorite is 50 ppb
Apr 24, 2009: Public Health Goals for Lead, Oxamyl and Pentachlorophenol
The finalized Public Health Goals for lead, oxamyl, and pentachlorophenol were made available.
Apr 24, 2009: Proposed Public Health Goal for Bromate in Drinking Water
Availability of a draft technical support document for the proposed Public Health Goal (PHG) for bromate in drinking water.
Feb 6, 2009: Draft Technical Support Document on the Proposed Public Health Goal for 1,2,3-Trichloropropane in Drinking Water
A draft Public Health Goal for 1,2,3-trichloropropane is available.  Peer review of the document was done by three University of California scientists, and their comments, in addition to OEHHA's...
Feb 6, 2009: Second Public Comment Period for Proposed Public Health Goals for Lead, Oxamyl, Pentachlorophenol, and Trichloroethylene in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a second public comment period for the draft Public Health Goals for lead, oxamyl, pentachlorophenol, and trichloroethylene in drinking water.
Jan 2, 2009: Final Public Health Goal for 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (2,4-D) In Drinking Water
The Public Health Goal for 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid was finalized and made available.
Oct 10, 2008: Update of the Public Health Goal for Endrin
The Public Health Goal for endrin has been updated.
Jul 30, 2008: Initiation of Risk Assessments for Chemicals in Drinking Water (2008)
OEHHA announces the initiation of Risk Assessments for Chemicals in Drinking Water in 2008 for the following chemicals: diethylhexylphthalate and perchlorate.

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